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I Feel Hollow and Empty

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    Like a soda can so empty,

    of fluids, used up and dry.Maybe I just need to cry,but I really do not know why.If life can drain you of passion,and energy like some tension,in a rubber band that snapped,and you are really handicapped!Why continue on, like a zombie,living but not alive like in a movie?Maybe it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 5, 2013

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    Just Somthing Isnt There

    its like a big whole. the only time i ever expirence it getting full is when im 100% happy. Naomi(one of my three personalitys and voices in my head) said that right now my soul is in a very deep and horrible pain and what its doing is sleeping. and it only wakes up when the...
    LelouchZero LelouchZero 18-21, T Oct 27, 2009

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    Something I Wrote

      She gave you a chance You broke the romance She gave you her love You broke who she was I’d rather die today Than live to see tomorrow Don’t want to wake up Can’t continue the sorrow I’ve had enough Of the fighting, the lies Trying so...
    iloveedward iloveedward 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2009

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    I Don't Know How to Cope

    I feel such an emptiness inside. This hollowness that haunts my every breath. I don't know what to feel right now...I miss him so much..my precious little boy..He still holds my heart. I want to just scream! I want to cry..do something other then wanting to feel something. He...
    HanaNoMizu HanaNoMizu 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 14, 2009

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    Empty and Devoid of Direction

    Have you ever felt like you lived someone elses life? That... although you may have sub-consciously known who you are and what you wanted to do with your life... that somehow it had become (or were) the culmination of everyones expectations? That by the time you realised (or...
    weever weever 22-25 1 Response Dec 14, 2008

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    Hollow And Empty

    Hollow and empty,That's how i feelSince you've been gone,Lonely am I,Please come back,I'm so sorry,I let you go. 
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 29, 2011

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    I Hit That Wall- Wall Of Darkness

    My life is falling apart, so apart that I ‘m afraid if I can pull it back together. I don’t know what is going on with me, but I feel like everything that I hold for ,everything that I wished for is falling apart. I feel sad; I feel the sadness penetrating its way through me...
    SweetMeg SweetMeg 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    A Hotel Room In San Diego

    I hate warm weather, I hate southern California.... so far away from home. I am farther away from myself than I am from anyone else. Is this clinical depression? I don't know..... Maybe I am just dead inside. I put on La Robe a Parasol and the french pulls the blood from my...
    menschfeind menschfeind 26-30 Jul 13, 2010

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    At Times and Moreso Now.

    Just the enveloping awareness of infinity - there is so much available to choose from and yet; still, the small ledge of the "easy way out"; keeping things as they were years ago, and returning to what I once walked away from. ...the "teeter-totter" of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 15, 2009

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    Empty.. and Hollow...

    I feel.. Empty.. No emotion.. Numb.. Speechless..  I want my son back...
    ShallowDreamers ShallowDreamers 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 14, 2009

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    Felt

    I felt hollow and Empty Like the darkness had finally completley covered me I was stuck in the middle of the tunnel Or finally at the bottom of my hole With no way out Just stuck there There was no light at all No sliver linning No the glass was half-empty Not half full No...
    InmemoryofLifelessStar InmemoryofLifelessStar 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2012

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    Something Is Missing And Always Has Been

    I cannot explain it. Perhaps it is the curse of a young mind that sought out to understand things it was not yet ready for. Or the curse of a soul hunting dark dreams. Whatever the reason, this has been part of who I am since I was young. My mind chose the path before my human...
    ShinimiM1ka ShinimiM1ka 22-25, F Dec 3, 2013

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    I'm Dead Inside.

    For a while now I have felt dead inside. I don't feel love for anyone, I don't feel sad, I don't feel happy. It's absolutely empty inside of me.
    iloveedward iloveedward 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 4, 2009

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    When The Night Comes

    That's pretty much what I feel when it comes to the end of the day. I'm alone and lonely. it feels so empty, so helpless. I'm nobody. Sometimes this emptiness, it hurts so much that I really wanna scream it out loud. But what for? No one is going to listen. All I do is crying...
    Lena04 Lena04 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2010

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    It's Hard To Explain,

    Unless you've felt like this, I guess this will be hard to understand, hard to imagine, hard to feel. The emptiness inside me is something even I don't fully understand let alone know how to express in words. Emptiness is like an iron feather, a dark cloud - it feels so heavy yet...
    FadedMarks FadedMarks 16-17, F 3 Responses May 8, 2011

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    #it's just one consideration# human life is

    hollowness but hello for sometime..so.. why should we cry for something or someone which is never ours...but don't forget, that's just impossible,carry on pls..
    romance333 romance333 22-25, M Oct 10, 2014

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    This Says It Much Better

    "Right Where It Belongs" See the animal in his cage that you built Are you sure what side you're on? Better not look him too closely in the eye Are you sure what side of the glass you are on? See the safety of the life you have built Everything where it belongs Feel the...
    UnderTheBridge UnderTheBridge 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 13, 2011

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    Nothing Inside

    I dunno...it's something that comes back to haunt me every few days - like today. It's very random. Two days ago, I was happy and cheerful and now I feel so...gloomy. It goes away when I'm around people I love and when I'm having fun, but as soon as I'm alone, as soon as my mind...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    Disconnected

    I know where this emptiness comes from: too many years being independent, traveling around, disconnecting from people and never connecting to family. It is all nice and fine, and it is also a very safe approach, but it catches up with you sooner or later. Never having really...
    thinkandfeel thinkandfeel 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 19, 2010

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    Completely

    Everything is the same to me. Food doesn't have a taste. People can't make me smile. I don't know how to handle times like these. Nothing can make me feel. I'm completely indifferent to life. I am nothing. I have no value.
    Mdear Mdear 18-21, F Feb 2, 2012

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    Emptiness... Every once

    and while Emptiness... Its that hole inside your chest Emptiness... Its having that amount of words that are endless Emptiness... When those words can't release the feeling of restless Emptiness... The urge of screaming i am helpless Emptiness... When you search for the meaning...
    XXgirlXX XXgirlXX 26-30, F Aug 11, 2014

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    Missing

    I feel like a whole part of me is missing that I am not even here sometimes and honestly not part of the earth.    It isn't pleasant either.   Hollow feelings aren't what  i need right now.  i need my birthfamily! 
    kthimm1 kthimm1 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    Hole In My Soul

    I wish that as a Christian, I no longer felt like I have a hole in my soul. But I still do - after years of counselling, men's groups, self help books, etc, etc... It's like there's a hole that lets all the goodness drain back out - whenever I feel love from God, myself, loved...
    gavmac gavmac 46-50, M Aug 22, 2010

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    How?

    How do you leave a path you have walked for a lifetime? Treading the path of loneliness and isolation for as long as you can remember. As familiar as breathing, As sure as your own heartbeat. How do you walk away from that? Is moving on always the best answer? When for a...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Nov 22, 2010

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    Brick By Brick

    I've lost my voice, my opinions, my feelings, and seemingly my ability to connect with others. I've had no motivation or muse to write or draw, nothing comes to mind. I try to do creative exercises but it all comes out wrong or ugly and feels so empty and meaningless. Even just...
    Anastrianna Anastrianna 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2013

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    i can't continue living my life with this feeling......empty
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    I like her smile, but she gone away
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    They say its better to have loved and lost then never to have loved at all. However, I disagree. Cuz love gives you hope. Hope that maybe you aren't as terrible as you think you...
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    Maybe its just boredom or the several restrictions of society which enable us from living our lives properly, but sometimes i feel nothing. Where i grew up and used to live was a...
    crazydoughnut123 crazydoughnut123 13-15, F Mar 7

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    I prescribe Jesus Christ for this particular malady. All unbelievers have that chasm of dark emptiness. Very few people are aware of what you are talking about, about themselves...
    Ajushi Ajushi 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    You know that feeling when you see someone so perfect with their little fit body and amazing hair? that feeling of dread washes over me and I feel so lonely and lost, I am nowhere...
    MindlessInspiration MindlessInspiration 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    My boyfriend just told me he doesn't love me anymore. I met him on a stupid website called interpals. It was love at first sight. I left my previous bf that I was 4 years with for...
    fosterpaste fosterpaste 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate feeling so empty and lonely. How can I still love someone that lied to me n betrayed me over and over for 5 yrs? No one knows how often I just sit in my house everyday...
    rideordie77 rideordie77 36-40, F Mar 13

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    It's 4am and I'm imaging there's a girl laying next to me in my bed. That's how alone I am. I don't like what love does to people but I do miss the company of it. It got so bad I...
    Omegared14 Omegared14 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Standing at the edge of a precipice. Looking down into the bottomless abyss. No way out. A few more steps forward, and you teeter on the thin crumbling line. One more step forward...
    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 3

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    I'm rotting away, from the inside out. My mind is fading away, And there's all this empty space. My vision is clouded, With empty promises and words. My heart is broken over...
    Yourbaaaby Yourbaaaby 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I am pretty much unable to feel anything deeply. Not happiness, or love, or even anger. I dwell on the bad, because it is easier to hold onto. My life isn't roses, but it...
    koiress koiress 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Although I prefer the beauty of the setting sun, her colours gently subdued in the still blanket of night for her majesty of the stars of every thought that was of you. I watched...
    PessimisticPenguin PessimisticPenguin 31-35, M Mar 20

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    The girl in the mirror stares at herself again. Her eyes are dull, she just stares. Her smile is fake, because she doesn't anyone to know how she really feels. She hates herself...
    MagicEyes95 MagicEyes95 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    How can one find words to express how one feels? I can't.. Not today. Mostly the words would flow and I'd write them to express what I was feeling, but today, nothing.. And how can...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 6

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    I sometimes really can't. I know, why it happens. Obviously I'm sometimes open for all kind of energies and vibes from the world and the people around me. I do try to sort it out...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F Mar 7

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    I cried really hard.. this is the 2nd time in just a few days n i dont know why really. I do feel empty but not in an emotionless way... empty as in.. no future. Im scared of that...
    Bigcat1697 Bigcat1697 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    First post. Hello. I am 22 and I'm a uni student with an over-zealous mother. And by over-zealous I mean 'constantly interfering with my life and making me feel worse about myself...
    iNeedSpace iNeedSpace 18-21, M 1 day ago

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